Mount Kailash: 5 Facts About Lord Shiva’s Home That Will Boggle Your Mind

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
by Vaishalee Kalvankar 220

Mount Kailash is known as the Stairway Of Heaven according to the Hindu scriptures. It is the most captivating mountain range in the entire Himalayas. If a person makes a round-trip around this sacred mountain, their sin would be erased, according to the scriptures. Kailash Parvat is revered by Hindus, Jains, Tibetan Buddhists, and people of the Bon religion. There are a lot of facts surrounding this Mountain which can totally blow your mind, here are some

1. Center Of The World

Kailash is considered the cosmic axis, world axis or the centre of the world. It is considered the point where earth meets heaven. Numerous scientists have concluded that Mount Kailash is the axis of rotation of the celestial sphere.

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2. No One Has Climbed The Peak

There have been numerous attempts to reach the peak of Kailash Parvat, but no one has succeeded in reaching Shiva’s abode. Even the toughest trekkers were deterred by rough weather, altitude sickness, diverging in the wrong direction, and misdirected trails.

3. The Mysterious Om Symbol

Kailash Parvat is believed to be the home of Lord Shiva, the destroyer of the world, and the Om symbol, which is formed naturally by the deposition of snow on the granite mountain, is believed to be the embodiment of his presence.

Pic Credits : Wikipedia

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4. Rapid Aging Process

The air in the mountain is the reason for the rapid ageing process just like time travelling. While trekking and even after returning from Kailash Parvat, trekkers and pilgrims say their nails and hair have grown rapidly.

5. The Mountain Looks Unnatural

According to a theory by Russian scientists, Mount Kailash is too perfectly symmetrical, shaped, and sized to have been formed naturally. Mount has striking similarities with a pyramid or cathedral in Egypt is what many scientists have found out.

Pic Credit: Tibet visa

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